Tag Archives: Fulani

Stop attacking Army Chief over Herders/Farmers crises, community leader tells Benue ethnic groups

Stop attacking Army Chief over Herders/Farmers crises, community leader tells Benue ethnic groups

Respected elder and Benue community leader, Chief John Apochi, has fired back at Benue clannish leaders over their recent attack on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusufu Buratai in the ongoing clashes between herders and farmers in the state. The tribal leaders of Benue state had recently slammed Buratai, who called for a review of the

Buhari has soft spot for murderous Fulani herdsmen – Fani Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of having soft-spot for the murderous activities of the Fulani herdsmen and militias. Fani-Kayode, who expressed this view on his Facebook page on Thursday was reacting to the killings in Agatu, Benue State where over 300 people reportedly killed by well-armed Fulani herdsmen in

Grazing Reserve: FG imports grass from Brazil –Ogbeh

The Federal Government of Nigeria is importing grasses that will be used to feed cows in the northern part of the country. Minister of Agriculture and rural development, Audu Ogbeh who made the disclosure Wednesday said this is to curtail the frequent clashes between arm bearing Fulani cattle breeders and farmers. According to Ogbeh, the

Mass protest rocks Abuja over Agatu massacre by Fulani herdsmen

Benue State indigenes in Abuja on Wednesday protested the killings in Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State. In the last one week about 300 lives have been reportedly lost and 7000 displaced following attack on communities in the local government by Fulani herdsmen. On Tuesday, Benue State Commissioner of Police , Paul Yakadi,disclosed that

Fulani Herdsmen attack Plateau village, kill seven

The battle between Fulani herdsmen and the villagers continued, Thursday after some villagers were killed in Barkin-ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State leaving seven dead. The villagers have been thrown into mourning again following the consistent land tussle between them and herdsmen. According to the villagers, Fulani herdsmen attacked Barkin-ladi, burned over a hundred

Tiv community ask Buhari to stop killings by Herdsmen

Tiv Professionals Group (TPG) has called on the President elect, General Muhammadu Buhari to shield the Tiv people from the incessant attacks from cattle herders which have left many dead and hundreds displaced. As contained in a statement by the group, if the killings of Tiv and other farmers across Taraba, Benue, Nasarawa, Kogi, Cross-River,

LG chairman confirms attacks in Mangu, says 7 killed

The Chairman of Mangu Local Government Area in Plateau, Mr Caleb Mutfwang, on Saturday confirmed seven persons killed in recent attacks on some parts of the area. Mutfwang told a news conference in Jos that the area witnessed some security challenges in which lives were lost. He said the attacks occurred in Maitumbi, Jwak-Maitumbi, Kyampus,